In 1836, two prisoners escape from a Louisiana chain gang run by a vicious strong boss. In the process of the escape, the strong boss is killed which sets his brother, the ex-warden on a ... See full summary »
Phoebe and fellow American Julian Peters meet in Rome, find a lost dog, and agree to return it to Monte Carlo to split the five thousand dollar reward. Discovering the dog's owner dead, ... See full summary »
A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Kris Kristofferson is at his driest in this weird take on the classic loner-in-a-frontier-town tale. Take Shane and add a liberal dose of Blazing Saddles, although the humor in this film is unique for the genre. Of particular note is the running "fatcakes" gag and the bad guys' frequent lame attempts to flame Kristofferson: "It's kind of a bad taste smell." And a visit to Shorty's house is always good for a laugh.
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